January 2020

Today marks the end of my second year with Notbinary. Let us just call that the year of the ‘difficult second album’. I won’t dwell but it wasn’t great. I struggled for long stretches and failed horribly as ‘co-CEO’. I learned a lot but I’m not sure the lessons were worth the headaches and sleepless…… Continue reading January 2020

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October

Man down. October did me in. Totally. I’ve been pushing myself a bit hard as I try to find a balance in my (not so) new role and it has lead me down a path I promised myself I wouldn’t go down again. The road to burn-out. I think I have just managed to hit…… Continue reading October

February [month note]

February has been the classic ‘game of two halves’. Basically before and after we started the Beta in earnest. The first week was dominated by a trip up to Durham for a really interesting and useful meeting with the team at Nomis – one of the ONS satellite sites that supports ‘small area data’ (which…… Continue reading February [month note]

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January [month note]

After the roller coaster ride that was November and December with the launch of the project that had consumed me for six months January has seemed a hard slog. Perhaps it is always this tough and some kind of built in self-protection system just makes you forget how bad it is though from year to…… Continue reading January [month note]

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